The nature of Gabriel's part of the conversation was not audible but Press Association Sport understands the Trinidadian paceman was warned about his language by at least one of the on-field umpires, Kumar Dharmasena and Rod Tucker.
West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel has accepted the International Cricket Council's code of conduct charge relating to a comment made to England's Joe Root and will miss the first four matches of the one-day series. "There is nothing wrong with being gay".
The umpires had had to settle matters down as Gabriel had a running battle with Root, who scored his 16th test century and put England in a commanding position, The Telegraph reported.More news: Disney releases long-awaited 'Frozen 2' trailer - and it does not disappoint
"It's Test cricket, he's an emotional guy trying to do everything he can to win a Test match. sometimes people say things on the field that they might regret, but they should stay on the field", he said. I think they can sometimes be caught in the moment and not always say what you want to say or think you're saying. "You have responsibility to go about things in a certain manner on the field and it felt appropriate to act how I did".
Since the footage was released by Sky Sports News, the 28-year-old has received a huge amount of support with fans praising his stance.
He said: "It's Test cricket".
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Richard Pybus, the Windies' interim coach, later stated that he was unaware of what was said on the field since nothing was reported to him but promised to address the matter should the comments be "untoward".
Bowler Gabriel was confronted by the England captain but no formal complaint was made about his language.
"It's always a proper tussle out there. And, if it was untoward, we'll be addressing it".More news: Tesla 'Dog Mode' to arrive any moment now